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Travel Story #4 – My Love Affair with Hiking

The dictionary defines hiking as a walk along trails or in the countryside, as opposed to walks which are largely urban. In contrast, treks are long, arduous journeys, typically on foot. As I consider which of these I like best, I suppose I will have to say hiking. Not that trekking is something I dislike, … Continue reading Travel Story #4 – My Love Affair with Hiking


One Day in Meteora

To go to Meteora or not? This was a question that we constantly re-visited almost right upto the day of our flight from Chennai to Athens. Honestly, visiting Meteora did not make sense logistically. It was really out-of-the-way, about 5 hours one way from Athens. It was a UNESCO World Heritage site, but then, Hello! … Continue reading One Day in Meteora

Planning your time in Greece – Part 1/2

At one time, the Greeks thought that Delphi, located in upper central Greece was the centre of the world. Legend has it that Zeus himself released two eagles, one from the east, and the other from the west. These two eagles met at Delphi, forever marked as the centre of the world by the Omphalos … Continue reading Planning your time in Greece – Part 1/2